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Indonesian carmakers wait for more detailed ruling to start EV production

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 23 2019   /  02:18 am
Powered by electricity: Vice President Jusuf Kalla (center) looks at the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) in South Tangerang, Banten, on July 18. The government has issued a presidential regulation that aims to spur the manufacturing of electric vehicles. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(center) looks at the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) in South Tangerang, Banten, on July 18. The government has issued a presidential regulation that aims to spur the manufacturing of electric vehicles. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Powered by electricity: Vice President Jusuf Kalla (center) looks at the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) in South Tangerang, Banten, on July 18. The government has issued a presidential regulation that aims to spur the manufacturing of electric vehicles. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)Indonesia’s automotive industry hailed the issuance of the regulation on electric vehicles (EV) early this month, which they said had provided a clearer picture about the EV production.Association of Indonesian Automotive Manufacturers (Gaikindo) cochairman Jongkie D. Sugiarto said that Gaikindo supported the new regulation as it had already provided a clear road map for the future development of the EV industry.Jongkie, however, said that the industry players still waited for more specific regulations from relevant government institutions...